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Table 1 Characteristics of sample

From: The cost determinants of routine infant immunization services: a meta-regression analysis of six country studies

Outcome Benin Ghana Honduras Moldova Uganda Zambia
Sample sizea 45 50 71 50 49 51
Total doses 7014 (4684) 3512 (3775) 4244 (7175) 557 (1172) 6561 (12144) 7069 (11343)
Total DTP3 665 (465) 378 (358) 280 (421) 54 (111) 682 (1401) 708 (1006)
Per capita GDP, 2011 USD $745 $1594 $2277 $1971 $531 $1741
Rural 25/45 31/50 53/71 42/50 29/49 36/51
Government owned 41/45 47/50 71/71 50/50 37/49 49/51
Hospital 0/45 6/50 3/71 0/50 13/49 4/51
ANC4 0.69 (0.13) 0.83 (0.04) 0.90 (0.03) 0.93 (0.01) 0.52 (0.06) 0.62 (0.02)
Wealth ratio 1.17 (0.31) 1.03 (0.26) 1.09 (0.36) 0.92 (0.30) 1.10 (0.47) 1.42 (0.45)
Fraction outreach 0.20 (0.21) 0.63 (0.32) 0.14 (0.07) 0.00 (0.00) 0.38 (0.08) 0.46 (0.20)
Fraction management 0.02 (0.03) 0.07 (0.06) 0.05 (0.05) 0.19 (0.06) 0.13 (0.06) 0.12 (0.07)
Staffing index 1.00 (0.54) 1.00 (0.15) 1.00 (0.35) 1.00 (0.25) 1.00 (0.28) 1.00 (0.32)
DTP3 per dose 0.10 (0.03) 0.12 (0.06) 0.08 (0.01) 0.10 (0.02) 0.11 (0.02) 0.11 (0.02)
Days open per week 3.8 (1.5) 4.3 (1.9) 3.9 (1.6) 2.7 (2.2) 1.9 (1.5)
Distance to vaccine collection point (km) 15.5 (18.5) 8.0 (11.5) 19.6 (13.1) 12.9 (12.6) 50.2 (44.8)
Dedication index 0.50 (0.27) 0.45 (0.22) 0.34 (0.15) 0.26 (0.11) 0.32 (0.19)
Inpatient beds: 0 0/45 11/50 68/68 10/49 12/50
Inpatient beds: 1–9 12/45 34/50 0/68 17/49 22/50
Inpatient beds: 10+ 33/45 5/50 0/68 22/49 16/50
Total catchment population (000 s) 20.7 (17.3) 14.1 (21.8) 5.2 (11.1) 41.4 (98.5) 22.2 (37.6)
DTP3 coverageb 0.82 (0.25) 0.75 (0.26) 0.85 (0.18) 0.88 (0.16) 0.62 (0.35) 0.81 (0.21)
  1. aSample size values represent the number of sites included in the main analysis for each country. All other values in table represent unweighted means for each county, and values in parentheses represent standard deviations
  2. bTop-coded at 100%